Author Giselle Shardlow Celebrates 2015 IPNE Awards Win with Kids Yoga Story Rachel’s Day in the Garden

Giselle Shardlow, increasingly well-known for her popular illustrated Kids Yoga Stories, recently celebrated one of her latest Rachel’s Day in the Garden tying for Book of the Year and winning the Children’s Book award at the 2015 Independent Publishers of New England Book Awards.

Giselle Shardlow’s series of Kids Yoga Stories has been a hit with both children and their families. The illustrated, cleverly written, and fun tales have been widely praised as positive resources that consistently give families reading materials that encourage young children to be active. Recently, Shardlow celebrated the remarkable reception her Rachel’s Day in the Garden kids yoga book met at the 2015 Independent Publishers of New England Award Ceremony. Rachel’s Day in the Garden tied for Book of the Year and won the Children’s Book category.

“The 2015 IPNE Awards was really an amazing experience, and I’m very honored to see Rachel’s Day in the Garden do so well,” Shardlow said of these recent accomplishments. “I couldn’t feel any more passionate about our Kids Yoga Stories, and it’s very satisfying to know that kids, their families, and reviewers have all embraced the stories and the motivation behind the stories.”

Rachel’s Day in the Garden, illustrated by Hazel Quintanilla, tells the story of the young girl named Rachel enjoying a wonderful spring day in the garden with her dog. Other creatures like a bee, a butterfly, and a caterpillar all share their secrets about healthy movement and play.

Feedback for Rachel’s Day in the Garden has been completely positive.

Amy B. recently said in a five-star review, “What a great way to get involved with exercising, especially yoga. A very inventive way to associate yoga poses with real things. Makes it fun for the kids, and they see it not as a form of exercise. The illustrations were bright and well-drawn. I think this is a perfect idea for children, and the possibilities could be endless with other exercise ideas. Kids will love this story!”

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About the Author

Giselle Shardlow draws from her experiences as a teacher, traveler, mother, and yogi to write her yoga books for kids. The purpose of her yoga stories is to foster happy, healthy, and globally educated children.


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